Eisenberg Officially Named Director of Planning
Westminster, MD
01/28/2019 10:18 AM

The Carroll County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to officially announce Ms. Lynda Eisenberg as the Director of the Department of Comprehensive Planning.  Ms. Eisenberg was acting director of the department since 2017. The new title is immediate.

Ms. Eisenberg began employment Carroll County as Bureau Chief of Comprehensive Planning in 2013. Her responsibilities included overseeing and managing activities of employees engaged in comprehensive land use planning, transportation planning, historic planning, facility planning, and water resource planning in accordance with federal, state and local laws. In addition to those duties, Director Eisenberg will now direct overall Comprehensive Planning programs/processes and the Carroll County Comprehensive Plan, monitor compliance with appropriate governmental and other regulatory and reporting requirements and represent Carroll County on legislative and regulatory issues at the local, regional, state, and federal levels.

Ms. Eisenberg earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies from University of Maryland, Baltimore County and holds a Master’s Degree in Geography and Environmental Planning from Towson University.  She has over 20 years of experience as a planning professional and an extensive background in Maryland planning and land use programs as well as federal and intergovernmental planning issues. She is a published contributor to several planning-related publications and is active on several boards and committees.

Ms. Eisenberg is originally from Calvert County, Maryland and has lived in this region for more than 25 years.  She is married with two children and enjoys skiing, hiking, biking, volunteering at her children’s school and coaching field hockey.  

Commissioner Stephen Wantz, President of the Board of Commissioners, said, “Lynda was a fantastic acting director for planning and it is exciting to remove the word acting and welcome her as the official director. She works effectively with the commissioners, county directors and state representatives and her experience and expertise will continue to be an asset to the county.”

Chris Winebrenner
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